World Series of Barbecue®

We’re celebrating 40 years of competition barbecue in 2019! Join us for the 40th American Royal World Series of Barbecue® – the world’s largest barbecue and Kansas City’s biggest party – September 12-15 at Kansas Speedway.

This signature Kansas City event includes public events and activities, including incredible live music and BBQ demos, delicious BBQ and local food, a full line up of kids activities, and a vendor fair authentic to Kansas City and BBQ enthusiasts. The Barbecue is the best party in Kansas City! So mark your calendars, tell your friends, and stay tuned for more details.

See you at the Speedway!

More Details


September 12
12:00 am


​The Kansas Speedway
400 Speedway Blvd
Kansas City, KS 66111